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Hias Leitner

Full name: Matthias "Hias" Leitner
Gender: Male
Born: September 22, 1935 in Kitzbühel, Tirol, Austria
Affiliations: Kitzbüheler Ski Club, Kitzbühel (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Brother of Luggi Leitner; Father-in-law of Michaela Gerg-Leitner.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

The best year of Hias Leitner’s ski career was his 1960 season, highlighted by a silver medal in slalom at Squaw Valley in 1960. That year he also won an Arlberg-Kandahar slalom in Sestriere, the Lauberhorn at Wengen, and the Harriman Cup at Sun Valley. Leitner also won the slalom at the 3-Tre race in Madonna di Campiglio. A slalom specialist, he competed at the 1964 Winter Olympics but placed only 21st in his main event. Leitner then turned professional and skiied in the United States on the US Pro Ski Tour through 1972, winning the 1966-68 World Professional Championship. He then worked as a ski trainer with the Tyrolen Ski Association and Austrian Ski Federation through 1999, training among others, Leonhard Stock, Stephan Eberharter, and Benjamin Raich.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Austria AUT 2 Silver
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Austria AUT 21

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 2 2:10.3
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 9 1:11.1
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Austria Run 2 2 59.2
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Round 21 2:19.64
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Round Run 1 29 1:17.07
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Round Run 2 12 1:02.57
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Qualifying Round One 20T Q 54.90
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